Quilt for kindness Plus Giveaway!

In COLLABORATION with Crafters Companion.

You may well already know this, but I am a bit of a hoarder when it comes to fabric. I have a beautiful glass antique cabinet in my study, rammed full of the most beautiful fabrics. Up until recently I was happy to just have them there. Just in case of crafting. But this year, I am all about stash busting. Which is why the quilt for kindness project appeals to me.

Sew Inspired, are running a four-series long Quilt-along where readers will be taught how to make a complete quilt throughout the year, as well as free tutorials through our Facebook page. So it’s perfect for anyone who has sewn a bit before but never quilted. Just like me!

Their aim is two-fold; firstly to be an educational piece for readers who are new to quilting, to inspire them to have a go, but also to encourage readers to donate their finished quilt to a really worthwhile cause Project Linus UK . I had never heard of the cause before, but after having a read. I was even more into the idea of turning my fabric stash into a quilt for Kindness.

What is project Linus UK?

Project Linus UK is a volunteer organisation and they have a large network of volunteers across the UK who donate their time and skills to create beautiful blankets and quilts. The aim is to provide a sense of security and comfort to sick and traumatised babies, children and teenagers through the provision of new home made patchwork quilts and knitted blankets, and give volunteers across the UK the opportunity to contribute to their local community.

Would you like to get started in quilting. Perhaps we could share our pics on Twitter?


To get you started, Crafters Companion are offering you the chance to win a Quilting Starter Kit worth £34.99

You can enter multiple times using the entry options shown.  The winner will be picked at random by Rafflecopter and Crafters Companion will contact you to send the prize. Full terms and conditions can be found in the widget.

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One bundle Quilting Starter Kit –  no monetary exchange available

Contest is open until Midnight Monday 16th April

Distribution of  prizes is the responsibility of Crafters Companion.

Craft with Cartwright cannot be held responsible for lost prizes

All winner decisions are final – the winner has 48 hours to claim or a new winner will be drawn

UK Entrants Only

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  1. l have never quilted before but always been interested and meaning to try it, so this would be fabulous!

  2. I had no idea that Project Linus had UK chapters! what a lovely idea and a lovely giveaways!

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  3. I have never quilted before but I can imagine it would be such a lovely creative outlet. I hadn’t heard about Project Linus so great to learn more about that – thanks for linking up to #coolmumclub x

  4. Have not done any quilting before, but it is the one craft I’ve been thinking of trying

  5. I love these groups – our library has a knitting group that sends their blankets and beanies to an African nation (I forget which). It’s nice – you get the joy of crafting but it doesn’t just sit in a cupboard, and it does good to those in need. #Stayclassymama

  6. I have always wanted to try quilting, so winning this starter kit would be perfect. I love home crafting ✂💞

  7. I’m teaching myself to make children’s clothes but quilting is something that I really want to get into as I want to be able to learn skills that I can teach my kids and also in many years to come can make things for grandchildren.

  8. I have completed one quilt before and am collecting fabrics for another. I don’t really have any quilting tools yet, so these would make life much easier next time.

  9. I’ve never quilted but I’ve had a bag of stuff I want to quilt with for nearly 7 years!! Totally entered! Thanks for linking up to #ablogginggoodtime last week!

  10. I have never done any quilting but would love to have a go. I used to make all Hannah’s dresses and knit her cardigans but that was thirty years ago, mainly just do curtains or alterations with the odd bit of bunting now and again.

  11. I’ve never tried it but what a wonderful idea. I’d love to make some for such a lovely cause.

  12. i am a quilting returner after many years I love doing it before I had children then lost the time to do it! children are older now and I had revisited my old hobby!

  13. first time and would love to try i think this lovely kit would give me the confidence to try x

  14. I have been sewing for years but never got the hang of quilting. With grandchildren on the way now this is something that I would love to make for each one to treasure as they grow up.

  15. I have a bag full of fabric off cuts with the intention of making a quilt for my guest room bed.

  16. I’ve had a little go at quilting but I’ve never made a whole quilt, just a cushion cover and purse. I’d love to learn more about it as I see so many gorgeous quilted projects I’d love to make.

  17. I have done a fair bit of sewing and have made patchwork cot quilt covers but have never tried quilting.

  18. I love sewing but I have never done any more than very basic quilting – I would love to get into it more!

  19. i have been sowing on and off for years and always wanted to quilt but it looks such a challange

  20. Never quilted before bu really want to try and make a little quilt for my future grandaughter who arrives in Sept

  21. I made a crib quilt for my granddaughter in pink, pale grey and white. It was my first quilt and not all the seams lined up perfectly, but it still looks quite nice. I’d love to attempt a full size quilt for our master bed, I have already started stashing various pieces of fabric. I’m going with a pale green / mid green / white colour scheme with some botanical prints and some geometric prints. Still ahven’t decided on a design though, most of the ones I like seem awfully complicated.

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